Interesting question, however I am not sure why you ask it.
When you complete your process improvement you quantify the before versus the after condition and utilize whatever statistical test appropriate to determine the significance of the change.
Based on an affirmative response you claim financial gain for the improvement and celebrate a…[Read more]
Six Sigma is about process improvement. If you have a process it can be improved.
I do not have any hard examples to offer you, however, you may think of the various processes involved with your industry. Then think ofthe major issues involving those process. Those are a ll candidates for a six sigma process.
Your an excellent candidate for a Blackbelt Role. There are various sources to obtain this knowledge ASQ is one source, if your client are Honeywell, or other progressive companies you may be able to attend their training classes.
Six Sigma Academy is another very good source.
Thaks for asking this question. Many practitioners have never experienced the difference and actually think of a SIPOC as a process map. Nothing could be farther from the truth.
A SIPOC serves only one purpose and it is a carry over from the TQM days. This tool identifies who the suppliers are and what their input are along with the outputs of…[Read more]
The authors of the TQM Total Quality Management CC100 The engineers Federico Neussner, Antonino Martínez and Enrique Llorente, along with the President of Business Initiative Directions, José E. Prieto, direct BID’s permanent council in charge of continuous improvement of the CC100 model, in c…[Read more]
Problem resolution requires creative thinking. The brainstorming tools and other six sigma methodologies that analyze data once the root cause is discovered requires creative solutions.
Left brained for solutions, Right brained for analysis a perfect combination.
Six sigma is a methodology with tools to aid in the implementation and application.
Demming not unlike Malcom Balrdige and CMM had platitudes to strive for.
Six Sigma = methodology + Tools
Demming = Platitudes to strive for.
We did this with great success at Allied Signal / Honeywell, as the team leader responsible for merging these two great organizations we faced just that problem:
Honeywell was solely organized on Malcom Balridge, Allied was based on Six Sigma. The merger of the two Six Sigma Plus worked very well as Balridge has no tools but is great for…[Read more]
Your thinking is right on. However, I’m puzzeled how you would certify someone outside of an organization. The key to success is completing projects and imparting knowledge, who would know better if that is being accomplished than your peers in the industry?
Forget about specifics of one company or the other. Many companies change the names of things in order to seem to have invented the approach.
Work out, Kaizen, etc are all about making change happen. There are good points and bad points about many of the approaches to making change happen.
Don’t get bogged down in the minor details.…[Read more]
The Motorola course work is fine but the concept they utilize will only work for a company mature in the six sigma skills and operating at a high level.
Motorola does not offer an implementation program as they are way beyond that.
If you are looking to learn the tools and techniques to implement six sigma at your facility look somewhere…[Read more]
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